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The Priory Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff is very nice. Room was small but clean. Shower is barely large enough to stand in but had good pressure. European breakfast was as advertised; I liked it. Neighborhood wasn't so nice. Didn't feel safe walking. They have a shuttle, which is good. The place isn't far from downtown (across the river), but the shuttle doesn't go to the...

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we typically go to chain hotels when we travel, this hotel was a breath of fresh air. The building had so much character. I loved the creaky steps and the big old windows. The room was clean and neat. The staff was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the breakfast that was served. It was definitely a lot more classy...

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The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This renovated former church property offers delightful accommodations coupled with close proximity to downtown Pittsburgh and free hotel van service to many local points of interest. The staff provides professional and friendly service and the complementary European style breakfast is a perfect way to start the day. Just an overall great experience in a wonderful city.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Just arrived in Pittsburgh after 26 hr of flying, what s charming hotel, with lots of quirkiness. Dinner options very limited, and not yet sure of the location, safety and accessibility to the Hospital. They did offer a shuttle bus which is great. I give it 3/5, on first impressions with a further review upon departure.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a beautiful hotel. The building is old, but that is a good thing. It has character, and stability, and history. I was very concerned about staying what seemed to me to be close to a highway, but we barely heard any traffic noise, thanks to the solid construction of the building. Our suite (on the 3rd floor) was...

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Centrally located, great stay, would recommend, lovely. Recommend the east side of the hotel. Great service and people, lots of history. Walking distance to pirates or steelers and much more. Shuttle service is great also.

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Thank Rick K
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is more than a B&B, but less than a full service hotel. It is old but well maintained. As with all old hotels, the (comfortable) rooms are not uniform in size or layout. Some of the bathrooms are a little cramped. There is a very small bar off the cozy lobby. Breakfast (that's all there is) is a...

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Thank coyle101
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I travelled with my wife to Pittsburgh. What seemed like a good idea for hotel turned out to have missed the mark. The curtains were falling down and the breakfast was a disappointment. The staff however was super friendly (although unable to help with the wifi -- not a reason here for a bad review in itself. I actually thought...

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JohnEGraf, Owner at The Priory Hotel, responded to this review

Mr. Jacobs: Thanks for your feedback. We're pleased that you were well served by our staff. In terms of the guestroom, we'll have to drill down into what was up with the drapes. It's our expectation that your room will be perfect, and that should not have occurred. Please accept our apologies. With regard to the breakfast, if you have...

Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My wife and I stayed here in June 2011 so my review is based on that stay. We were in town for a Pirates game and this hotel met our needs. The front desk attendant (I believe his name was Willie) was friendly and professional. The room was a bit tight but we knew it was going to be that...

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this place via Priceline. The photos looked great and the price was very cheap, so we gave it a try. We were SO pleased and surprised by how lovely this hotel was. Extremely nice staff, quaint and lovely rooms, and such a unique and fun style. Lovely small and intimate bar. 24-hour fitness center. A+ all around....

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A former Benedictine Monastery, the Priory Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the heart of Pittsburgh's historic Deutschtown district. Built in 1888 (with a new addition which opened in January 2011), the Priory offers late 19th century historic ambiance, with all of the modern amenities, including flat screen televisions, in-room safes and coffee service, and complimentary hard wired and wireless Internet service. The Priory is within easy walking distance of many Pittsburgh attractions, including the Andy Warhol Museum, National Aviary, PNC Park and Heinz Field, and is less than a mile from downtown Pittsburgh. The Priory Hotel offers a complimentary European-style Continental breakfast every morning; parking is complimentary as well. Don't feel like leaving the property? Our Monks' Bar is open daily, and you can enjoy a cool drink in our cozy sitting room (with a wood burning fireplace), or out in our garden courtyard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Priory Hotel

Address: 614 Pressley St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh
Price Range: RM541 - RM902 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Priory Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Priory Hotel Pittsburgh
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pittsburgh
#6 Family Hotel in Pittsburgh
#20 Business Hotel in Pittsburgh
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“Some front rooms on second and third floor provide a good view of the city skyline.”
A5144MTdavidc, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for their biggest available, or overlooking the courtyard.”
coyle101, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“get a newer room -- ours was a bit old”
KarlKarl_Jacobs, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“"Rooms on the court side are quieter", less street and rail noise for sleeping”
b2bc2c, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request king-size bed with City-view (the train noise didn't bother us).”
L5090CTdavidh, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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